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Media, Inequality & Change Center

Events

Convening researchers, activists, and journalists, our events take on some of the biggest issues of our day.

Throughout the year, MIC hosts an array of events. Below you can view both our upcoming events and those from the past. There are no events currently scheduled for Summer 2021, but sign up for our email list to be alerted when new events are added to the schedule.

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Past Events

Click on the boxes below to learn more about MIC's past events.

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MIC Center Panel Discussion: Gig Workers Strike Back

"Exploring the Recent Uber Driver Victory in the UK and Its Impact on Gig Workers across the Globe"

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MIC Center Townhall Series: Working through the Crisis, Part 2

"Organizing the Essential Work of Care: The Pandemic Through the Eyes of Healthcare Workers"

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Townhall Series: Working through the Crisis, Part 1

"Our Lives Before Your Profits: Amazon Workers Organizing on the Front Lines"

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Book Talk: Andrea Wenzel, Temple University

"Community-Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust"

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Lecture: Dan Schiller (Ph.D. '78)

"A History of Telecommunications and US Empire"

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Roundtable: Abolition Democracy and Media

Featuring Joy James, Tauhid Chappell, Clarise McCants, Diamante Ortiz, Diamond Hardiman, and Malav Kanuga

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Black Media-Makers and the Fierce Urgency of Now

Black media-makers discussed best practices for covering race and racial justice issues, and the future of American media.

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Co-Directors Roundtable

Featuring Sarah J. Jackson, Victor Pickard, and Todd Wolfson

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Media in Resistance: 20 Years After Seattle

This event will consider the history of resistance media and explore future possibilities.

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Media, Inequality & Change Center Launch Symposium

"Confronting Inequality: Reimagining the Future of Journalism and Work"

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The Platform Economy and the Future of the City

Workers and scholars shared ideas about how to make the most of the gig economy while ensuring good jobs.